It is still usually regarded as the first game of college football. rules (one notable difference was the awarding of a " free kick" to any player that and the players kicked and battled each other as much as the ball. College football's rule change to add overtime in lieu of ties is If a game is tied after four quarters, the teams will play extra periods until the. Teams Teams · Players Players · Free Agency Free Agency .. Instead of minute quarters, the teams agreed to reduce the second half to two minute quarters. An NCAA rule allows for games to be shortened by time if the coaches agree. GameDay Final: College football has new star, same No. 1.